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May 28, 2012 9:00pm CDT
united states marines says many people need to be reminded of the memorial day to keep thanks >> abstract holiday for a lot of service members even we do not necessarily know that to amend faith these were people >> of ceremony ended with 21 gun salute conducted by sailors from the naval station fitting tribute sites of historic monument nestled in the city's most famous park one break illinois general first honored. monument unveiled july 22nd of 1897 quarter of a million people here to pay tribute. >> north side tradition today. woogms memorial day parade woogms is short for wellington oakdale old glory marching society the group's motto everybody marches nobody just watches. honors holiday celebrates the unofficial beginning of summer. 49th year for that tradition. one week after dozens of iraq and afghanistan war veterans systematically returned their medals during a nato summit to groups held a rally today chicago vietnam war memorial vietnam veterans joined up to draw attention to the neglect of veteran's rights one year anniversary of operation recovery focusing on the
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May 3, 2012 9:00pm CDT
terrorist wary of united states drone strikes and losing control. they be sealed released thousands of documents when they killed osama bin laden and pakistan compound declassified by the government 17 of the letters @ put them online. posted a original arabic and english language suggesting osama bin laden frustrated with al qaeda groups watering down the group he first started. hopes the network still targeting david general petraeus and president obama but not vp joe biden because if obama was gone vp joe biden would be totally unprepared. new big idea al qaeda firebomb campaign in united states english-language magazine in spire offering advice on launching wildfires in america instructions on using timed explosives how to build remote- controlled bombs terrorist who wantlaunched a new magazine died and to sense that two new issues. lives could be impacted coming up in many nato summit and a museum tonight people who attended questions about logistics'. traffic congestion security neighborhood meetings scheduled for next week made while one of south side church is preparing for gue
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May 5, 2012 9:00pm CDT
against the united states in recent memory. five prisoners at guantanamo bay were arraigned today on charges of plotting the september 11th attacks. however a got off to a chaotic start when all the defendants refused to answer the judge's questions >>the men face several charges... nearly 3000 counts of murder. families of the victims of what the severest form of punishment >>it lingers in your head that these people are still alive... >> in 2008 they wanted to plead guilty and become a martyr. the five are now back in court under a revamped justice system. they think is it is unfair to his client >> his brother was a firefighter who died in the terrorist attacks. he said he does not need a full trial with all of the evidence. >> i think i have all of the evidence i need. i tasted it. >> they could face the death penalty if convicted >> president obama reelection campaign is officially underway. can the first lady arrived in columbus ohio this morning and headed for ohio state university where they appeared before a crowd of some 14,000 supporters. the president blasted the economic
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May 21, 2012 9:00pm CDT
and clark headquarters immigration and customs enforcement protest in the united states immigration policy along with other issues to they've railed against capitalism passing the financial district the march controlled every step of the way. >> this has been so future i do not think anybody is not listening as much as the media outlets under reporting the world is watching >> back with live look camera on the ground police and lighting michigan avenue amazing sight as they square off with protesters live look protesters continuing to march through the streets they may be moving to montrose harbor for a gathering we are not sure they know how long of a march that might be keeping you posted moving through the streets of the city tonight live congress and michigan avenue >> many of the protesters started the day outside boeing chicago headquarters occupy chicago marched with officers on the west loop demonstrators targeted boeing makes military jets and received tax breaks moving to chicago part of the war machine and a bad corporate citizen. >> you can go to that building to stop th
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May 25, 2012 9:00pm CDT
of your information chicago tribune thank you. united states attorney patrick carol stepping down name is somebody to replace an interim basis democratic senator dick durbin will later recommend a permanent successor he will not reveal who was recommended as far as permanent successor to patrick fitzgerald said he and republican senator mark kirk consulting with a number of people who that person should be permanent successor not expected to happen until november presidential election. cold case could be one step closer to being solved suspect charged with murder 33 years to the day. bad boys disappearance. proposed cuts top choices. fight between city and police department over time during the nato summit and if you have not already cranked up the air conditioner this weekend tom skilling says going to be a scorcher. wow! it's even bigger than i thought. welcome to progressive. do you guys insure airstreams? yep. everything from travel trailers to mega motor homes. and when your rv is covered, so is your pet. perfect. who wants a picture with flo? i do! i do! do you mind? got to
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May 14, 2012 9:00pm CDT
brought back to final resting place in united states >> estimates more than 80,000 missing american military members still on foreign soil working with or support to veteran online petition to bring more of the soldiers home. five more on wgntv.com >> new plan to make o'hare airport business hub not major construction project about to get under way visited as a player back as white sox manager robin ventura special visit to childrens memorial before they close their doors and later texting while walking a crime in this town mayor rahm emmanuel announcing plans to help o'hare airport expand cargo up. thousands of much-needed jobs robert jordan has more family continuing to invest in and enhance our airport major asset to the city nearly $200 million project expected to create 1200 construction jobs 1200 permanent on-site corporate jobs and another $10,000 10,000 jobs related to the economic benefits $600 million no cost to chicago taxpayers >> one of the biggest cargo hubs in the world. >> project will be funded by $130 million investment by company and more than $622 billion airport
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May 26, 2012 9:00pm CDT
day service in the united states and is a real privilege to be a part of it >> just before the parade stepped off down state street this wreath laying ceremony at dealey plaza in honor of veterans past and present >> family of service members killed since last memorial day were presented their gold star flag on the first memorial day since the end of the iraq war >> the truth is an entire family is serving >> you are in our prayers you are our loved ones >> the mayor used the occasion to rollout a new city program aimed at helping chicago area veterans transition back into civilian life >> the city of chicago will be with you every step of the way >> in my opinion it is our most sacred holiday >> the aldermen a retired marine himself paid tribute to others who served. calling attention to this memorial wall. this plane the names of the 258 illinois service members killed since september 11th >> i would hope that most people remember the day for what it is not the clothing sale not the top 10 on the radio not the beginning of summer. we honor those. in fact if you look back to last wee
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May 2, 2012 9:00pm CDT
family must be proud. >> of the united states is a beautiful country. >> others who knew the family admired them and grieved for their loss. >> david leaves behind small children, a young wife. it hits close to home. >> this mourner says her feelings it reached overseas. >> i would like the people of afghanistan to know that we fought for their freedom and i hope they appreciate it. >> he was awarded two bronze stars and a purple heart. >> president barack obama is back at the white house today after a trip to afghanistan. he addressed the american people last night, and updating them on the war. leaders on capitol hill say keeping the public informed is important. >> i wish the president would explain more often to the american people why afghan -- why afghanistan is important. it is important afghanistan does not return as a base for attacks. >> he was in afghanistan to mark the one-year anniversary of osama bin laden's address. during the address, he says america has a clear path to deliver justice to al qaeda. newt gingrich has taken his name -- has announced he is dropping out
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May 16, 2012 9:00pm CDT
skilling seven day forecast >> it will be getting warm. solar eclipse over the western united states people asking about the sunday 5:00 pacific time do not see this in chicago tokyo japan across nevada to new mexico between the sun and earth takes place on sunday to the west always california- texas. arizona and so forth. the fourth day over 100 degrees 20 degrees warmer tonight in montana staying cool near the lake errors show you wind direction and not terribly strong tomorrow blowing off of the lake picking up during the day on friday pumping or air just enough easterly component probably cooling along the lake strong winds to the west storm coming together pumping up the warm air dome friday saturday and sunday when it will be howling of the plants doing that over the weekend cooled by morning into the low 40's and 50's in the city you can see a fact of lake cooling in lead and at the lake. what happens on friday bouncing into the 80's might even be made 80s parts of the area on saturday upper 80s no rainfall expected sunshine which will weaken tomorrow morning stays with
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May 29, 2012 9:00pm CDT
dowdy >> serving eight years with united states coastguard cast memorial day party 1700 block east 68th straight malcolm dowdy of two people shot >> red shoes >> malcolm dowdy full-time security guard and dean's list student rushed to jackson park hospital pronounced dead joi cornelious also a better read and stay at home mother could not even view fiancee body because of the backup at the board from the weekend shooting. mother wonders when the pilots will end and wants the city to make top priority just like the nato summit. >> who is protecting us? what is the mayor's plan for the neighborhood? that the reds could not even celebrate on veterans day the service they gave to the country without somebody bleated? >> harsh reality of raising the couple's 1 year-old daughter mackenzie a load that but i will be fine it is what i will tell my baby. how do i explain that to my baby that bad things happen to good people there about they've recently purchased a home in this quiet neighborhood open to get away from the pilots in the city open to celebrate the 34th birthday next month in ve
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May 24, 2012 9:00pm CDT
supposed to cost us anything. >> meet in the middle somewhere. united states attorney patrick fitzgerald sent politicians from the white house to jail stepping down after 11 years in office suggested time for a change. >> sublette and bat out and in my mind desire for myself to sort out what ever i do next and the office change the right time. >> does not know what his next job will be but what not to run an office he says he is not wired for that asked if he would like to be the head of fbi he has said made for public service joked about rumors he could be, baseball commissioner. patrick fitzgerald feels blessed to be top federal prosecutor thanking his team wife at the tujunga children plan to take the summer off what to do next. robert blagojevich speaking of patrick fitzgerald critical of the high-powered prosecutor and the legal system spent $1 billion to defend himself corruption case against his brother tried to regain a reputation after charges against him were dropped. >> civic lesson different from what i learned in school >> robert cloyd once a fundraiser at the brother of pow
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May 7, 2012 9:00pm CDT
united states has in custody and release of osama bin laden relatives. >> we will continue to make sure warren weinstein released for his family but we cannot negotiate with al qaeda. >> along with his plea to the president warren weinstein also spoke spoke directly to his wife government needs to act quickly for his life to be scared. investigation underway churchill downs man found dead hours. discovered back of a barn and the victim identified 48 year-old adan fabian perez. investigating as a homicide appears into a fight with someone worked as a groomer for horse trainers. witness claims john edwards asked elderly air 2 $3 million before being indicted. third week trial finance trial third week in north carolina lawyer for rachel "bunny" mellon money at the heart of the case testified she knew $725,000 gift not going to be campaign almost became hush money to hide the mistress. john edwards letter asked for $3 million more. tomorrow in north carolina vote on marriage amendment for state constitution amendment one banning same sex marriage the issue national attention a evangeli
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May 4, 2012 9:00pm CDT
united states. chen guangcheng can apply to travel to the united states a 40 year-old beijing hospital tonight treated poor foot injury suffered during escape from house arrest in other states state department says in touch with chen guangcheng >> i believe dr. officials as a bit him today we have been able to access them hear from him his wife and we filled project progress has been that made in the wake of the case trayvon martin interim police chief takes over for chief on paid administrative leave relationship between police department and community is safe he will address any gaps. was the police chief, ronald springs. former owner of chicago sun-times out of prison that call in canada tonight conrad black back in 2005 charged with racketeering money laundering obstruction of justice mail fraud wire fraud convicted in 2007 sentenced to six and a half years 2010 won an appeal and free on bail return to to present september on lesser charges perceiving credit for time served. the woman considered center of a secret service prostitution scandal embracing her notoriety. escort diana l
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May 9, 2012 9:00pm CDT
first united states president to support same-sex marriage. top story. president obama lightning rod social issue this election year. live in chicago lake view neighborhood tonight. >> just down the street from the quality and illinois. what the president had to say interview with abc news. >> sensitive to the fact for a lot of people the word marriage was something very powerful traditions >> historic and pivotal day for americans and country. >> also many observers expected after remarks of vice-president joe biden made over the weekend. >> more americans simple proposition who do you love? >> president refers to it part of a prolonged the evolution indicating opposition one year ago but support for strong civil unions. 1996 the president first entering politics running for the illinois senate response to letter to candidate questionnaire supported legalized same sex marriage this time president and the first to take this step down the seismic shift for him in relation to the lgbt community more of a moral issue opposed to political he has made a leap forward >> shortly after o
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May 8, 2012 10:00pm CDT
weeks until summer. >> meteorology summer. >> it's interesting. the whole united states is at the warmest temperature year to date that has been recorded on a national basis since 1895. we had our fifth 70 degree temperature today. we all had nancy lieu out there doing a beautiful shot this morning on the morning show. she pulled out her cam rand captured the fog dissipating. that's our own nancy liu. nice job. look at this shot of the weekend thunderstorms. that is one heck of a shot. there were amazing storms. takes quite a photographer to catch that. we had some beautiful shots. what a gorgeous day this was. sunshine. temperatures up to 70 degrees today. fifth time this month we've hit 70. it's beautiful. we're going to cool down. these clouds produced some showers even a type of thunder. they may redevelop tomorrow in spots. the big news, again the warmest spring on record. the records go back to 1871. this is 19.6 degrees above average. we're blowing it away. 9.6 degrees above average. ten degrees plus warmer than last spring by this time. what a season it's been. lot of this
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May 15, 2012 9:00pm CDT
nations united after bloody first half of the century for united states and much of europe former enemies friends relationship in writing >> spent most of the time killing each other >> to keep another world war from breaking out chicago council on global affairs explained american incentive for joining was simple. and did work cold war ended four decades later without a shot fired here in chicago nato opposition heard from coast to coast one of the zero leading newspapers of the day >> organization isolation in the midwest >> chicago tribune old and published staunch opponent of american involvement international affairs >> chicagotribune.com platform editorialized >> wrote a column after column railing against nato policies. >> other issues bringing them together might result in a communist takeover >> most notable involvement in afghanistan war and they're expected to draw thousands of protesters here this weekend most 1940 chicagoans according to the story believe to a newly created alliance proved beneficial >> large part of population and others suddenly finding themselves under att
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Apr 30, 2012 9:00pm CDT
released from the family jennifer hudson murders and supreme court ruling united states supreme court gives gov. george ryan glimmer of hope and the appeal process. tom skilling weather center fog forming tonight '80s and summerlike warmth on the way clusters of thunderstorms in coming days telling you when it gets here and looking at rain prospects checking out wgn severe weather week coming up stay with us. and speaking of severe weather week tips to prepare for severe weather outbreaks. ♪ ♪ ♪ hey, nana, hey, nana ♪ ♪ hey, nana, hey, nana ♪ ♪ hey, nana, hey, nana ♪ ♪ hey, nana, hey, hey ♪ ♪ i've got a little secret, too ♪ ♪ i've got a mad little crush on you ♪ ♪ i wonder if you notice wonder if you see ♪ ♪ i wonder if you ever want to dance with me ♪ [ female announcer ] it's always better when there's a little more to love. introducing our silky smooth dove chocolate bar. it's time to get going. to have the energy to turn a "to do" list into a memory. to put more giddy-up in our get-along. to keep stepping up even in overtime. it's time to start gellin
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May 6, 2012 9:00pm CDT
, and others with the deeper roots in the united states. >> former president bill clinton was in town today talking to a sold-out crowd at one of mccormick place is biggest trade shows. he thanked the national restaurant association for their initiatives to help kids live a healthier life and fight childhood obesity. in a lighter moment he reflected on the benefits of not being president anymore >> unless your wife is secretary of state... >> his appearance helped boost of the shows attendance with nearly 60,000 people in town for the show >> teenagers from all over the chicago area congregated this morning to celebrate israel's independence. they met the illinois holocaust museum in the education center to begin a journey through jewish history. a portion was presented by a holocaust survivor who remembered her horrific experiences in poland after nazi germany's invasion on september 2nd 1939. >> not only will the jews be killed, but also those who helped.they decided to place us ... >> the teenagers then set out on a mile-long march to the kaplan jewish community center. the walk wi
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May 30, 2012 9:00pm CDT
called outrageous blunder >> regarding the statement we expect united states to engage in efforts to eliminate an just words >> nazi occupy and poland death camps in poland italy france and there were horrible people had to did despicable things. not the polish people >> white house said it regrets the president misspoke not enough that what the president to take action that robbing us the wrong way so many polish people in the metropolitan area almost 1 million people and he represented us for a very long time so he should know better >> upcoming election to the comments hurt the president enough to lose the votes of the entire community? >> serious trouble sick and tired of disrespect >> polish american association wants the president to use this as a teaching moment for the rest o the comof the country appearance with polish community during a fund-raising visit on friday no word if the white house will take up with the offer. we will see. president obama chicago on friday to attend three fundraisers sleeping in his own bed. president will spend friday night at his home earlier th
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May 10, 2012 9:00pm CDT
tonight's medical watch warning for multiple sclerosis patients about a new treatment united states drug regulator said experiment procedure props up pops up internal veins can cause death or serious injury to people so far have died another bleeding on the brand others suffered strokes of blood clots and permanent paralysis. cause of nms is not known blood vessels changes could be to blame. current skin cancer treatment may actually make the disease worse. do not work for some patients and others medication actually accelerates cancer growth. university of texas health center sides doctor said they hoped the discovery will help them develop better drugs for the deadly cancer which runs rampant in the body to two errors and sel signaling appear to enhance abnormal activity. despite the risk of skin cancer half of adults on within 30 have left their skin to burn all but the last year the rate of sunburns is the same as 10 years ago skin cancer on the rise sunburn doubles the risk of melanoma at 32 percent say tanning bed even the center for disease control classified them as cancer causin
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